Post Tagged with: "AirBridgeCargo"

ABC breaks full-year volume record in just ten months

December 1, 2016 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

Russia-based AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled-service subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr Group, reported its October cargo volume up 30% y-o-y to 58,000 tonnes. For the first ten months of 2016 ABC’s cargo volume was up 29% over the same period in 2015 to 498,000 tonnes. But, more significantly, ABC’s ten month totalRead More

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

December 1, 2016 at 10:24 am 1 comment

As we have often pointed out in recent posts, growth in demand for air freight has stalled in the Gulf Region, with both Emirates and Etihad reporting low-single-digit year-over-year gains for much of this year. But 4,000 km to the north, Moscow-based carriers AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), and Aeroflot are rackingRead More

Who will become the heavyweight champion?

Who will become the heavyweight champion?

November 21, 2016 at 10:53 am 1 comment

It’s official. Both Ukraine-based Antonov Company and Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group have confirmed they will end their decade-long sales joint venture, and go it alone in the outsize and heavylift marketplace beginning 1 January. The two companies created the joint venture, Ruslan International, in 2006 to jointly market their combined An-124-100 fleets.Read More

One of Emirates' thirteen 777Fs

SkyCargo hits the brakes as other carriers go full-throttle

November 14, 2016 at 10:37 am 0 comments

SkyCargo, the cargo arm of Dubai-based Emirates, reported cargo volume flat y-o-y, at 1.3 million tonnes in the first half (ended 30 September) of its current fiscal year. Volume was not the only disappointment for the carrier, with net profit in the half down 75% to US$214 million, as revenueRead More

Who is carrying all that European traffic?

Who is carrying all that European traffic?

November 4, 2016 at 10:41 am 0 comments

According to IATA, cargo traffic flown by carriers based in Europe was up 12.6% year-over-year in September, their biggest gain in many years. This strong performance by European carriers has now been going on for six months. But who is carrying all that cargo? In the past, the answer wouldRead More

The rise of the Cargo Supermarket

The rise of the Cargo Supermarket

October 31, 2016 at 8:44 am 0 comments

At TIACA’s 2016 Air Cargo Forum last week, the exhibition halls were bustling. Many delegates had already made their initial loop around the hall by the time the first panel, “Air Cargo: What lies ahead?” was presented. During the journey round the halls, one could hardly avoid bumping into large standsRead More

New freighter, new directions for AirBridgeCargo

New freighter, new directions for AirBridgeCargo

October 10, 2016 at 9:37 am 0 comments

Last Friday, AirBridgeCargo, the scheduled-service subsidiary of Russia-based Volga-Dnepr group took delivery of its tenth 747-8F, during a ceremony held at Seattle’s SeaTac Airport. Though freighter deliveries are a frequent occurrence, AirBridge’s growth and success is closely interlinked with the future of the 747 program and thus deserves recognition. AsRead More

Intrepid orders two 747-8Fs

Intrepid orders two 747-8Fs

October 7, 2016 at 9:13 am 0 comments

US-based lessor Intrepid Aviation reached an agreement with Boeing under which it will swap two of its current six orders for 777-300ER passenger aircraft for 747-8 freighters. Delivery of both freighters is scheduled for 2017, and Intrepid said both would go “on very long lease to one of the industry’sRead More